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VIDEO Pope to visit Sri Lanka: A look at the role faith plays in the country’s outlook on life

admin / January 5, 2015
Pope Francis' Apostolic Trip to Sri Lanka

(Rome Reports) – As part of his first apostolic trip of 2015, Pope Francis will visit Sri Lanka from January 13-15 before heading off to the Phillipines for a few days.

Sri Lanka has a population of roughly 20 million people, about 1 million is Catholic. In fact Christianity arrived in the midst of wars, disasters and even colonizations by the Portuguese, Dutch and British empires.